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are still reeling from superstorm sandy. here is the latest information that we have. in our region, nearly 19,000 customers are still without power. in fact, bowie high school is closing because there is no power there. bge says 1,475 customers are without power. pepco has 1,518. virginia dominion says over 15,000 customers are without power. nationwide damage estimates from the storm could reach $20 billion. and at least 50 people were killed. today early voting resumes in washington, d.c. and also in maryland. and president obama will be landing in new jersey to survey the damage there. >>> it appears that one coastal, new jersey town cannot seem to catch a break. crews had a hard time fighting a series of natural gas fires because of flood waters and debris that superstorm sandy left behind. this is the very same area that caught fire two days ago and destroyed 14 homes. no injuries have been reported, however. we will have more on relief efforts in new jersey in just one minute. >>> here at home, emergency officials have their eye on the potomac right now, even though we did not get th
rkt hello and thank you fosh joining us, i'm jc hayward. three days after superstorm sandy barreled through the region, thousands of customers are still without power, but the numbers of shrinking. here are the latest figures. pepco reports it has zero outages related to the storm. dominion power has more than 3300 people without power, bge has more than 1,700 in our region without power and potomac edison has more than 26,000 outages in maryland and just under 79,000 in west virginia. >>> novec has 380 sandy-related outages. >>> and while things are quickly returning to normal in our area, it is going to be a while before new york recovers. the city's road to recovery is literally gridlocked. subway trains began rolling a short time ago for the first time in 3 1/2 days. but service is limited. 14 out of the 23 subway lines are now running, but only in limited areas. multiple tunnels and stations remain flooded. authorities say that it will take a week just to pump out the water and then crews will begin assessing the damage and making repairs. >>> most of new jersey's barrier isl
the nation about hurricane sandy in about 45 minutes. here is a look at what is happening now. more than 400,000 people remain without power. authorities reopened however the bay bridge to traffic in both directions. and metro announced that it will restore bus service but on a sunday schedule. that begins at 2:00 p.m. and all schools in maryland, the district, and northern virginia are closed. montgomery county schools will be opened tomorrow. >> also jc authorities in pasadena, maryland are clearing a down tree that fell on a home and killed the man inside. authorities say the man was pronounced dead at the scene. his identity has not been released. as the day wears on we're beginning to see the magnitude of sandy's destruction is believed the heavy rains may have caused a leak at this water plant near columbia, maryland. the leak is spewing about two million gallons of raw sewage every house. authorities are asking the people stay clear of the river as a result. >> let's go to howard and get an update on his forecast. howard. >> reporter: hey jc and matt we are looking a a little bit of s
. >>> nearly half of new york's deaths from hurricane sandy happened on staten island. residents are outraged and many believe the communithas been ignored in the days following sandy while aid goes to other parts of new york and new jersey. power is out and dozens of streets are impassable. >>> meanwhile, authorities at fauquier county are also investigating a stabbing and deadly shooting involving a police officer there. the incident started as a dui crash investigation. but ended in gunfire along tacketts mill. surae chinn joins us live from cedar run, virginia with more on what happened. surae, unusual story. >> reporter: it is. and i'll help you walk through this strange investigation. but i will tell you virginia state police just finished a press briefing less than an hour ago. it started as a dui crash as you mentioned, howard, down the street here just across the bend right there. the investigation is still ongoing. eight hours after this deadly shooting happened. well, the single car crash happened down the road around 4:00 this morning. deputies were called to the scene to what app
's county are also keeping an eye on hurricane sandy. >> todd walker joins us from prince george's county. he has a look at conditions there. todd, what is happening? >> we're feeling the wind pick up. the rain pick up as well. i'm joined by mayor walter james of bladensburg. what do you want to get out to the people who live here in bladensburg? >> we're really concerned about the safety of our residents. that's the most important thing. we're asking individuals only if essential to go out. be home and be safe with the family. with the town, we have actually put in place all our essential employees who are definitely on call. we're making sure we're able to respond. i just left one of our senior citizens facilities in bladensburg. we're making routine checks on our seniors and we'll continue to do that throughout the storm. >> reporter: you're encouraging people for stay home. we have seen people come down to the park to check out the conditions. it's not too bad right now but in a couple of hours it's going to get pretty bad. >> oh, yes. the safety of our residents is so important. we e
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